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Human Services : Food Banks, Food Pantries, and Food Distribution

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio

More Food. Less Hunger.

four stars

98.28

5510 Baumhart Rd. Lorain, OH 44053
tel: (440) 960-2265   Web Site
EIN: 34-1446685

Board Leadership
Ron Cocco
Chairman

CEO
Julie Chase-Morefield
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.28 four stars
  Financial 97.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio's mission is to grow hope in our region by creating pathways to nutritious food.

Second Harvest is the regional nonprofit committed to fighting hunger. Working together with a vast network to acquire, gather, and distribute nutritious food, Second Harvest helps feed tens of thousands of people throughout Crawford, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties. For every $1 donated we can provide 5 meals to those at risk for hunger.

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio's mission is to grow hope in our region by creating pathways to nutritious food.

Second Harvest is the regional nonprofit committed to fighting hunger. Working together with a vast network to acquire, gather, and distribute nutritious food, Second Harvest helps feed tens of thousands of people throughout Crawford, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties. For every $1 donated we can provide 5 meals to those at risk for hunger.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Charity Partner Distribution, Child Hunger Initiative, C.S.F.P. and Mobile Produce and Food Pantries
Program Name: Charity Partner Distribution, Child Hunger Initiative, C.S.F.P. and Mobile Produce and Food Pantries

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio (OH) 98.28 four stars
Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc. (TX) 92.61 four stars
The River Food Pantry, Inc (WI) 95.86 four stars
Alameda County Community Food Bank (CA) 90.24 four stars
Golden Harvest Food Bank (GA) 88.36 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,294,454
   Federated Campaigns $42,958
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $21,060
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $261,025
Total Contributions $11,619,497
   Program Service Revenue $280,451
Total Primary Revenue $11,899,948
   Other Revenue $131,904
TOTAL REVENUE $12,031,852
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,561,349
   Administrative Expenses $210,319
   Fundraising Expenses $297,378
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,069,046
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-37,194
   
Net Assets $7,757,263

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Food Distribution $11,561,349 100.0%

Ratings History
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 98.28 four stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 96.53 four stars
2017-03 09/01/2018 96.94 four stars
2016-03 09/01/2017 91.65 four stars
2015-03 09/01/2016 89.16 three stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 94.11 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 91.79 four stars
2013-03 10/01/2014 96.30 four stars
2012-03 08/01/2013 99.82 four stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 99.83 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 89.99 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 02/01/2011 86.57 three stars
2009-03 05/01/2010 88.35 three stars
2008-03 07/01/2009 92.17 four stars
2007-03 04/01/2008 94.08 four stars
2006-03 06/01/2007 86.38 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 34-1446685
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST FOODBANK OF NORTH CENTRAL OHIO
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,959 0.91% Juliana Chase-Morefield President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio (OH) 98.28 four stars
Golden Harvest Food Bank (GA) 88.36 three stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 88.35 three stars
Second Harvest Heartland (MN) 87.80 three stars
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank (MN) 96.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio
5510 Baumhart Rd.
Lorain, OH 44053
tel: (440) 960-2265
fax: (440) 960-2356
EIN: 34-1446685

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Board Leadership

Ron Cocco
Chairman

CEO

Julie Chase-Morefield
President & CEO

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